About us

Apex offers a new level of expertise in data protection and cyber security

Our belief is simple. By delivering optimised data protection and cyber security services, we can help Saas companies win more business and give customers real assurance their data and reputation is protected.

Cost-Effective

Enjoy all of the benefits of an in-house DPO or CISO at a fraction of the cost.

Experienced

Work directly with our certified team of consultants.

Agile & Equiped

We are agile and adaptable to your business needs.

Personal

We understand your needs and give your practical advice.

Our story

Having worked for many years in large banking and corporate companies, our MD Tom McNamara identified a concerning trend in security and privacy. As a legal professional with years of expertise in compliance and the technology surrounding compliance, he often saw large consultancy firms offer poorly-planned security services and offered very little accountability.
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As GDPR emerged and cyber security concerns grew, Tom could see that more traditional companies viewed security as a cost. On the other hand, the new generation of Saas companies understand that investing in privacy and security can help businesses grow and prosper.
And with that, Apex Privacy was born. Based in Ireland, and working with a wide network of privacy and cyber security consultants, we now provide highly tailored expertise-driven services to start-ups and scale-ups. By offering your company experienced people who understand your needs, we can provide cost-effective privacy and cyber security with agility and purpose.

Our CEO

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Tom McNamara
Founder and CEO

Apex Privacy’s founder and managing consultant. Tom is an experienced Data Protection Officer (DPO) and Chief Privacy Officer (CPO). He holds an LLM, Master in International Law from the University of New South Wales and has a proven track record in delivering business-centric data privacy compliance initiatives across Europe, Asia, and the US. Tom has previously worked with some of the      world’s biggest financial institutions to deliver global regulatory compliance projects.

Cyber Security Expert

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Attila Horváth
Lead Cyber Security Consultant

Attila is a senior information security and compliance consultant with 20 years’ experience. An expert in information security management, compliance, and audit, he has exceptional knowledge and experience in security compliance and ISO 27001. Attila has also worked for large international corporations in Europe mainly in      security operations, audit, and GRC fields. His previous roles include working for major banks and companies in the UK      as a security engineer and senior security analyst.

Cyber Security Advisor

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Jack Nagle
Cyber Security Advisor

Jack is a thirty-year veteran of the IT Industry, with over 20 years’ in the area of Security and Compliance. He has worked in a variety of industries, including start-ups, consulting for the European Commission, implementation of major international projects, and positions with companies as varied as Baltimore Technologies, Cybertrust, McAfee, and Verizon. Jack is also a a qualified ISO 27001 auditor and lectures on Postgraduate Programmes in Dublin City University Business School.

Marketing Manager

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Amanda Tafner
Marketing Manager

A marketing specialist with a decade of experience in operations and strategy, Amanda holds a BBS in Marketing and Marketing management. She has worked with a wide range of international companies in key roles. Amanda has completed supplementary education in many aspects of modern marketing including Google and Hubspot certifications. She brings a wealth of experience in campaign development and delivery, as well as a proven track record in managing teams.

Get in touch

Talk to us about your cyber security and GDPR compliance needs today. With a dedicated outsourced service in GDPR or Cybersecurity, we can help you keep your business, customers, and data safe and secure.